Sore o Nasumono: Neon Genesis Evangelion Concept Design Works (それをなすもの―「新世紀エヴァンゲリオン」コンセプトデザインワークス[?]) is an artbook series based on the Neon Genesis Evangelion and Neon Genesis Evangelion: Iron Maiden. It is written and illustrated by Ikuto Yamashita and Seiji Kio. It was published on March 25, 1998 by Kadokawa Shoten with 143 pages in total.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

The book is a collection of illustrations by Ikuto Yamashita, the mecha designer of the Neon Genesis Evangelion franchise and Seiji Kio, his assistant. It contains a large number of production drawings, whether for the Evangelions, but also certain elements of the setting such as the GeoFront and its installations. The book is not limited to just the TV series since it also contains concept art of the production of video game Neon Genesis Evangelion: Iron Maiden, particularly the T•RIDEN•T Land Cruiser. Sore o Nasumono also contains interviews with Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto and Kazuya Tsurumaki. The book contains a summary of proposed ending for the television series and original movie pitch with concept art and story.

Contents[edit | edit source]

  • Color Illustrations
  • Concept design of Evangelion body
  • Concept design of Evangelion Unit-01
  • Concept design of Evangelion Unit-00
  • Concept design of Evangelion Unit-02
  • Concept design of Evangelion Unit-03
  • Concept design of Evangelions heads designs
  • Concept design of Evangelions cages
  • Concept design of Evangelions cockpit
  • Concept design of Evangelions entry plug
  • Concept design of weapons
  • Concept design of Cockpit interface
  • Concept design of transportation carrier
  • Concept of Neon Genesis Evangelion TV Last Scenario Prot
  • Concept designs and story treatment of Another Evangelion movie
  • Concept design of dummy plug
  • Concept design of T•RIDEN•T Land Cruiser
  • Concept design of external S² Engines
  • Concept design of NERV logo
  • Concept design of Unnamed Angel
  • Concept design of Sheperdess
  • Talk page with Hideaki Anno, Yoshiyuki Sadamoto, Kazuya Tsurumaki
  • Talk pages with Ikuto Yamashita and Seiji Kio
  • Concept design of NERV command Room
  • Concept design of GeoFront
  • Concept design of Tokyo-3
  • Concept design of trains
  • Concept design of miscellaneous designs
  • Concept design of airplanes and VTOLs
  • Concept design of D-Type Equipment

Editions[edit | edit source]

  • ISBN-13:4-0485-2908-0

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